This week is Folk Tale Week. I didn't even know such a thing existed...but look! It's a real thing. If you haven't participated yet, you can certainly finish out the week with some of the prompts. Here's the scoop as I found it on Instagram:
From what I've learned, any creative type can play along...but the original inspiration comes from illustrators. I have several folktale drafts from this week. Here's one from day one...a warm-up using this beautiful 1938 painting by Nicholas Roerich I found on wikiart.org.
Hamish and I were just delighted when this daily poem showed up in our inbox from Poets.org Poem-a-day from the American Academy of Poets.
It was even more fun when poetry friends saw it and shared it with us too. Isn't it amazing how Hamish has enabled me to see and discover this year? What a guy!
Of course, we celebrated, Hamish and I, by combining this poem with folk tale week. our golden shovel on his padlet:
Thank you, Carol for hosting our Poetry Friday round-up at Beyond Literacy Link. Pop over to her blog for a feast of beautiful images and words.